WaPo possibly moving, Warren Buffett strikes again & more: Editor’s media picks – 2/1

Manhattan Newspaper Group sold
By Chris O’Shea

Manhattan Media’s Manhattan Newspaper Group is being sold to Straus News, a company that already publishes nine local weekly papers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania… More via MediaBistro.com

News & Record bought by Warren Buffett company

The News & Record, Greensboro’s daily newspaper, has been sold to a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc… More via BizJournals.com

Reduced newspaper delivery: Smart or death knell?
By Rem Rieder

On Friday, The Post-Standard in Syracuse, N.Y., will become the latest daily newspaper to go less-than-daily when it reduces its home delivery schedule to three days a week… More via USAToday.com

W Magazine to Reduce Frequency

DOWN TWO: It appears even healthy ad pages aren’t enough to keep magazines from reducing frequency. Condé Nast said Thursday it was scaling back W magazine, which had been performing relatively well among advertisers, to 10 issues a year from a monthly… More via WWD.com

Washington Post considers relocating its headquarters

Washington Post staffers received this memo this morning:

From: [Publisher] Katharine Weymouth
Date: February 1, 2013, 8:54:51 AM EST
Subject: Announcement about our headquarters

I wanted to let everyone know that we are actively exploring relocating our headquarters.

This building has given us so much and has watched history unfold. It is hard to imagine moving after so many years… More via JimRomenesko.com

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